Upcoming Events

Holiday Party

December 12, 2008

Mark your calendars for another evening of fun with your favorite folks from the progressive Bay Area legal community! Our annual Holiday Party will be on December 12 from 6-9 PM at the offices of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian in Oakland.

Admissions at the door.
Hors d'oeuvres, no host bar, door prizes!
Free for student members, sustainers & sponsors.
$10 low income, $25 attorneys & friends.

State Bar Committee Meeting

December 10, 2008

Join us for a very important meeting of the SF Bay Area NLG State Bar Committee. We will be discussing ideas for Resolutions to submit to the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Association at the annual Conference of Delegates on September 10-13 in San Diego.

Committee Against Torture Meeting

December 4, 2008

Our Committee Against Torture meeting will be December 4 at 6 PM, 2140 Shattuck Ave., Suite 601 in Berkeley.

We will discuss the Berkeley City Council meeting consideration of the John Yoo resolution, scheduled for December 8; potential other actions against other architects of torture, such as William Haynes; and a CLE on lawyers, torture and legal ethics.

Meditation for Lawyers CLE

December 2, 2008

Meditation for Lawyers will be presented by Doug Chermak, Hon. Mary Morgan (SF Superior Court), and David Borgen on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. Registration begins at 5:30 PM and the program is from 6 - 8:30 PM at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland.

2 Hours CLE Credit: One hour of Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse and one hour of regular CLE credit will be available.

$35 for public service and low income attorneys; $65 regular rate.

Anti Racism Committee Meeting

December 1, 2008

Please join us for the next meeting of the Anti-Racism Committee of the NLG Bay Area, Monday, December 1. We will meet at 6pm at the law office of Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian, 300 Lakeside Drive, Suite 1000, in Oakland (near 19th St BART),

We will have a discussion to develop a vision & purpose statement for ARC. We will also plan to briefly discuss the plans for a multi-part CLE series created by ARC & TUPOCC.

Mentorship Cocktail Party

November 14, 2008

Come and meet attorneys and legal workers practicing in a variety of fields! Food and libations will be provided.

This event will give law student members a chance to meet students from neighboring law schools who are committed to working on the same issues and attorneys who've built careers in progressive lawyering. Oh, and did we mention the margaritas?

Friday, November 14, 2008
6 - 9 PM
Annual Mentorship Cocktail Party at David Weintraub's home, 5582 Lawton Avenue in Oakland

NLG Fundraiser at the Berkeley Rep: Joe Turner's Come and Gone

November 11, 2008

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Join your friends at the National Lawyers Guild for dinner at Downtown Restaurant in Berkeley followed by Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre - at $100 with proceeds benefiting the NLGSF it's a bargain. We will meet at Downtown Restaurant at 6 PM for dinner and drinks.

"Joe Turner's Come and Gone is an intoxicatingly hopeful blend of history, mystery, myth, ribald humor, music, dance, and enduring faith."

—Chicago Reader

Military Law Task Force Meeting: Service Women's Action Network Presentation

October 28, 2008

The next Bay Area Military Law Task Force meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 at 7 p.m at the Law Offices of Jane R. Kaplan, 3050 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705, 510/848-4752, x4. The office is 2 blocks from the Ashby BART.

We are pleased to have a presentation by the co-founder of Service Women's Action Network, Tina McCauley. She will speak about how and why SWAN was founded, their programs, and her experience in the military and as a veteran as a woman of color.